Fact File for Gulf of Naples & Amalfi
Nature and history embrace each other to create a magical itinerary for charter guests who will be left quite simply spellbound by the magnificent terrain and the itinerary options for exploring those famous places from the comfort of their own yacht. Let’s not forget culinary delights of Naples, where the beloved pizza comes from.
COORDINATES: 40º50N, 14º15E (Naples)
REGION'S CAPITAL: Naples
WEATHER: The climate is Mediterranean with hot dry summers and mild wet winters. Summer temperatures range from 25C to 32C (77-90F). Normal summer winds are from the NW, occasionally going around the W. There may also be winds from the NE.
BEST TIME TO CHARTER: June-September
AIRPORTS: Naples International Airport (NAP)
TIME: UTC+1 (winter), UTC+2 (summer)
CURRENCY: EUR; Visa and MasterCard are accepted in large establishments but smaller shops and restaurants may prefer cash. ATMs are available in all cities and towns.
ELECTRICITY: 220 V, 50 Hz
- 1 Jan - New Years Day
- 6 Jan - Epiphany
- Mar/Apr - Easter Monday
- 25 Apr - Liberation Day
- 1 May - Labor Day
- 2 Jun - Republic Day
- 15 Aug - Assumption
- 1 Nov - All Saints' Day
- 8 Dec - Immaculate Conception
- 25 Dec - Christmas Day
- 26 Dec - St Stephen's Day
MAIN PORTS AND MARINAS: Amalfi, Praiano, Positano, Sorrento, Capri, Naples, Ischia
RECOMMENDED BEACHES: The Amalfi Coast features beautiful beaches, many of which are only accessible by boat. Positano's Spiaggia Grande can become crowded but it is backdropped against the cliff-side town. Duoglio beach sits in a picturesque cove. Marina di Praia is another beautiful beach nestled in a narrow cove.
CULTURAL: The social structure in Italy is heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church, and family ties are in general stronger than in most Western European countries. Dress is casual but beachwear is confined to the beach. Smoking is prohibited in public buildings, transport and cinemas. Although English, French and German are spoken in bigger cities and tourist areas, it is appreciated to speak a few words of Italian (buon giorno=hello, grazie=thank you, arrivederci=goodbye).
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